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      Desktop Experience
      As a first step to enable these user experience features in Windows Server 2008, install the Desktop Experience feature. When you install this feature,

      the following components are also installed:
      • Windows Media Player
      • Media codecs
      • Windows Mail – [Note: This program was formerly known as Microsoft Outlook Express.]
      • Windows Calendar
      • Sound Recorder
      • Windows Messenger
      • ActiveSync
      • Sync Manager
      • File sync – [Note: This program enables client-side caching.]
      • Device Sync
      • Video Capture
      • Video for Windows
      • Themes
      • Character map (Charmap)
      • Data cleaner
      • Folder cleaner
      • Cleaner manager
      • Portable Media Devices
      • Scanners and Cameras
      • Photo Experience
      • Three dimensional (3-D) screensavers
      • Windows Defender

      The following Windows Vista features are not available in Windows Server 2008:
      • Sidebar -> http://www.win2008workstation.com/wordpress/2008/03/08/installing-the-vista-sidebar/
      • Support for IrDA hardware
      • Windows Movie Maker -> viewtopic.php?f=3&t=219
      • Bluetooth support
      • Game Controllers -> http://www.win2008workstation.com/wordpress/2008/05/01/game-controllers/
      • Parental Controls
      • Inbox Games
      • Games Explorer -> http://www.win2008workstation.com/wordpress/2008/03/29/missing-gameuxdll/ [partial]
      • Windows Vista Photo Experience
      • RSS Client
      • Peer-to-Peer (P2P) meeting application
      • Wallpapers or screensavers [excluded default wallpapers and screensavers & 3-D screensavers]
      • Animated cursors -> http://www.win2008workstation.com/wordpress/2008/04/29/aero-cursors-in-server-2008/
      • Sample files, such as music sample files and video sample files
      • PIF manager
      • Tablet support
      • Mobility Center
      • Media Center
      • Speech Recognition

      what is bold could be manual installed

      Link to tut how to manual install it

    • #46327
      Arris
      Moderator

      Nice summary! I updated the Windows Movie Maker item with a link to EarthQ/Day2Die their topic!

    • #46328

      gr8 thx 😀

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